Sub: Statistics Topic: Descriptive statistics
To Determine the scale of the measurement
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1. Suppose a survey item asks someone if something is very important, somewhat important,
not very important, or unimportant. This is an example of what level of measurement?
Correct answer is B. Ordinal.
These categories “very important”, “somewhat important”, “not very important” and
“unimportant” can be arranged in decreasing order of level of importance. Therefore, it is an
example of ordinal level of measurement.
2. Which level of measurement has an absolute or "true" zero point?
Correct answer is D. Ratio.
An interval-level measure is created